growing up

"Son, when I was a kid we ate our applesauce in bowls instead of sucking it out of vacuum sealed tubes."
We’re leaving the house where my kids grew up, at least partially. We’re leaving the house where my baby became a toddler
All I wanted was for my parents to stop fighting and be happy, with or without each other.
Here's to six seasons of messy, f**ked up, adventurous women.
My 15-year-old son and I are sitting in the car in our driveway.
We’re in it now, this space between baby and boy. We’re teetering, delicately and precariously, a roller coaster in its graceful
After tucking my 7-year-old boy into bed, after the noise of the day has turned into silence and my thoughts are the loudest
Friends will marry people you don't like. Friends will marry people you like too much. Classmates will die way younger than
There are things we only do or feel or get away with at home, aren't there? Here's my list. 1. You revert to your birth-order
I know it's easy for me to sit here and make it all sound so simple, when the reality is there are probably a whole heap
If I had known that it was going to be the last time, I would have taken our picture.
It is because of this new outlook that I now realize that changing is as beautiful as it gets.
Sure, some of our true glory days will remain in the past, but that doesn't mean growing up has to be as bad as some people make it out to be. The good part is that every day has the power to be as good as we choose it to be- it all depends on our attitudes.
I would remind myself that he wouldn't be 2, or 5, or 10 forever. Enjoy every moment you can, I would say to myself on the